A native of Northern California, Samia began performing with the Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets in 2003 as a member of the color guard. She then went on to complete her drum corps career with the Santa Clara Vanguard from 2004-2008, while simultaneously performing with the world champion SCV Winter Guard(2006-2010,2015).
As a cast member of the Emmy and Tony award winning show Blast!, she has traveled and performed in multiple tours, both nationally and internationally.
Samia holds a B.S. in Kinesiology and Contemporary Dance from Indiana University and has been a certified personal trainer and health/fitness coach for over 12 years.
She currently designs for and is the Color Guard/Vision Dance Company Director for Vandegrift high school in Austin,Texas. During the winter and summer, Samia works with the Bluecoats Indoor Winter Guard and Drum Corps.